Ariel Bierbaum, a Visiting Scholar at the Urban Studies Program this year (2014-15) and Urbs alumn (2000), has spent the past year observing the impact of school closures on Philly neighborhoods and interviewing the communities and public agencies affected by the process. Here she blogs about her work for the Community Design Collaborative: http://cdesignc.org/blog/2015/08/04/more-than-just-dollars-and-cents
Photo credit: Tim Gibbons, memorial by Tim and his students
Instagram is looking for a Policy Analyst to support the Public Policy team on research, competitive analysis, outreach, programs, and anything necessary to make a small and scrappy team successful day to day.
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
Internship Needs 2015
Contact: Susan Dannenberg 215-715-9159
The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is looking for interns. We are a 42-year old advocacy and education organization with exciting opportunities to work alongside our experienced staff to make positive changes in Philadelphia.
The Fox Leadership Program is seeking 11 spirited Penn students to work in Philadelphia and Harrisburg this summer. Fellows receive a $3,000 stipend for a 10-week fellowship. There is some flexibility in the start date, but the preferred start date is late May/early June.
The fellowships are with:
Helen Gym, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, is running for Philadelphia City Council at-large in the Democratic Primary and is looking for students to become more involved in her campaign.
Helen is a progressive education advocate who has been fighting for communities in Philadelphia for over 20 years. Please visit our website to learn more about Helen and join our mailing list to receive updates on the campaign: http://helengym.com/.